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SCCD asking for continued funding

SCCD asking for continued funding

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan County Conservation District will request $282,000 from the state Governor’s Non-Point Source Task Force for ongoing projects on the Goose Creek, Tongue River and Prairie Dog Creek. The Task Force allocates federal funds acquired through the Clean Water Act and administered by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. SCCD District Manager… Continue Reading

Kendrick Pool revenue up; still results in net loss

SHERIDAN — The revenue at Kendrick Pool has been steadily increasing over the past nine years, and this summer was no different. Although the increase from 2014-2015 was just a few hundred dollars, the final tally was $71,851, almost a $25,000 increase from 2007. Attendance was similar to that of a year ago, with roughly… Continue Reading

Dayton to purchase GIS equipment

SHERIDAN — After more than a month of discussion on the idea of getting geographic information system mapping done in Dayton, Wednesday the town council approved a $10,383 purchase for equipment and software from Frontier Precision. Council members had been hesitant to buy GIS equipment because of the high price tag that went along with… Continue Reading

Sheridan College to host Haunted House of Hoops Monday

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting their first Haunted House of Hoops on Monday at the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome. The event, much like the Midnight Madness events held by numerous Division I programs, will serve as an introduction to the upcoming Generals and Lady Generals seasons. It… Continue Reading

Are you Seuss enough? Audition for ‘A Seussified Christmas Carol’

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Civic Theatre Guild needs a “seussiful,” talented few actors to help produce “A Seussified Christmas Carol” in December. Junior high school and high school students are encouraged to audition. “A Seussified Christmas Carol” is a whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. With zoot fruited juices… Continue Reading

Local resident visits arctic with US Coast Guard

Local resident visits arctic with US Coast Guard

SHERIDAN — U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class John Jackson, a native of Sheridan, currently serves aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, homeported in Seattle. On Sept. 5, USCGC Healy arrived at the North Pole, becoming the first U.S. surface ship to do so unaccompanied. This is also only the fourth time a U.S.… Continue Reading

Event to benefit cat rescue

SHERIDAN — The Black Tooth Brewing Company will partner with the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue for a fundraising event Tuesday. From 5-9 p.m., $1 of each pint sold will be donated to the nonprofit. Food and fun will also be available at the event. The event will also kick off a donor match campaign… Continue Reading

Big Horn City Historical Society to meet Sunday

BIG HORN — The Big Horn City Historical Society will gather Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Big Horn Woman’s Club clubhouse. The meeting will feature a program by Roy Scott about a raid by cattlemen on a sheep camp near Ten Sleep on Nowood Creek. The April 1909 raid resulted in two sheepherders being… Continue Reading

SCSD1 considers moving Tongue River athletics to different conference

RANCHESTER — Sheridan County School District 1 considered shifting Tongue River High School athletics to a different conference and reviewed possible funding losses due to ongoing adjustments to the state’s school funding formula at their board meeting Tuesday night in Ranchester. The athletics proposal came from the Wyoming High School Activities Association and seeks to… Continue Reading

County OKs fairgrounds work

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County commissioners accepted a $49,973.08 contract with LJS Concrete & Excavating for parking lot work at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds. County Engineer Ken Muller said the work is being done in order to remove water from that part of the fairgrounds. “(It’s) to try to get some drainage over to that detention… Continue Reading

GEAR UP, Habitat for Humanity partner on project

SHERIDAN — On Oct. 10, GEAR UP program participants and staff from the Northern Wyoming Community College District gave back to the community by partnering with Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns on a “build day.” Students and staff dedicated their day to painting, landscaping and other construction activities on a Habitat home being… Continue Reading

Dress your pets up in their best for Pet-O-Ween

SHERIDAN — The 15th annual Pet-O-Ween contest will take place Saturday at the Kendrick Park bandshell. The entry fee is $5 per animal and judging will begin at 11 a.m. All contestants will receive a gift bag. Categories for pets’ costumes will include best pet/owner costume, best dog costume, best cat costume and most unique… Continue Reading

PRBRC to host annual meeting, dinner

SHERIDAN — The Powder River Basin Resource Council will conduct its annual meeting and dinner Oct. 31 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. At 3:45 p.m., Sheridan attorney Tom Toner will discuss land and mineral owners’ rights in the oil and gas bust. A social hour, music, live and silent auctions and a 50/50 raffle… Continue Reading

Clearmont fills Council seat

CLEARMONT — Council members filled an empty seat Monday, naming Anna Switzer as the newest member of the Clearmont Town Council. Switzer was the only candidate to submit a letter of interest, but Mayor Chris Schock said the Council still evaluated her abilities. Switzer is the owner of the Clear Creek Stop in Clearmont. The… Continue Reading

Winning lottery ticket purchased in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — Cowboy Draw’s sixth jackpot winner purchased the winning ticket in Sheridan. The ticket was purchased Oct. 15 at Maverik located at 1242 E. Brundage Lane. The winnings from the ticket totaled $518,592. The winning numbers were 3-7-16-20-33. Tickets for the Cowboy Draw game are sold only in Wyoming, giving WyoLotto players higher chances… Continue Reading

Arney to present photos from trip to Alaska

SHERIDAN — Local resident Rex Arney will present “A photographic journey into the great outdoors” on Friday at 1 p.m. The presentation to be held in the Sheridan Senior Center conference room is based on a trip Arney took in June. The tour included a couple of days in Kodiak, Alaska, taking in the sights.… Continue Reading

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